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Nicole Archer researches contemporary art and material culture, with an emphasis in modern textile and garment histories. She concentrates on critical and psychoanalytic theory, corporeal feminism, and performance studies. Archer serves as the chair of the Bachelor of Arts Department at the San Francisco Art Institute, where her teaching explores the relations of politics and aesthetics through critical examinations of style, embodiment, and desire. Her work has appeared in Textile: The Journal of Cloth and Culture and Working for Justice: The L.A. Model for Organizing and Advocacy.